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Jan 6, 2013 8:30am PST
. >>> president obama is expected to nominate chuck hagel to be the next secretary of defense. that announcement would happen as soon as tomorrow. hagel would replace current defense secretary leon panetta, of course lives down in monterey. he's represented the state of nebraska from 1997 until his retirement in 2009 and he may be facing an uphill battle during his confirmation hearings. some lawmakers say that i object to his views on iran and israel. gay rights organizations are concerned about disparaging comments he made about a gay former diplomate. >>> another battle looming on the nation's best. >> that sounds like deja vu all over again. president obama says raising the debt ceiling needs to be done in order to avoid a government default and he wants congress to solve that problem. but he says he's not going to be pulled into a debate about it this year. republicans, however, may want to fight. they may tie the debt ceiling to spending cuts if they haven't -- that they haven't gotten so far. they see it as an opening and going to happen at the end of february when the debt limit comes up
Jan 3, 2013 10:00pm PST
for the affordable health insurance. >> one step closer to obama care. when you could start signing up for california's brand new insurance exchange. good evening everybody, i'm in for ken. >> i'm elizabeth cook. we still don't know how he died or why, but we're learning about the silicone valley millionaire who was murdered. in some cases a bit too much. cbs is 5 reporter kit do on the life this guy lead. >> reporter: new details are trickling out about the millionaire who says he lived in a fantasy world of hookers and drugs. all of this is coming to light as the accused killers are making their way through the court system. he's the fourth and final suspect to be arraigned in one of the most unusual and secretive murder cases in recent memories. austin along with garcia and anderson are charged with killing wealthy businessman at his mansion. newly released court documents said that the suspects then stole cash, a coin collection, and jewelry. beyond that investigators have not said much else. >> we're prohibited from talking about that at this stage of the investigation, which is ongoing. talking
Jan 7, 2013 10:00pm PST
: to quiet claims he is a republican, mr. obama secured endorsements from leon panetta and john brennan. >> chuck haigle is a patriot, a decorated combat veteran and a dedicated public servant >> i very much look forward to the opportunity and privilege to serve with him. >> reporter: he has taken position unpopular with democratics and republicans. he voted for the iraq war but came to believe it was mismanaged he voted for some sanctions on iran and they highlight his comments about israel and gays. he said the jewish lobby intimidates a lot of people. he opposed the nomination of james hormel as ambassador to luxembourg in 1998 because he was openly gay. i think it is an inhibitor to be openly aggressively gay. he apologized recently calling the remarks insensitive. >> while the president was in the senate he formed a relationship of trust and candour with hagle. the president said he always admired his willingness to go against conventional wisdom. he said if confirmed he will continue to do just that. major garrett, cbs news hawaii. >>> hillary clinton proved she could take a jet o
Jan 9, 2013 10:00pm PST
. >>> those proposals will land on the desk of president obama. >> reporter: the president wants congress to reinstate the assault weapons ban that expired in 2004 and extend criminal and mental health background checks to firearm seams at gun shows and through -- sales at gun shows and through private dealers. biden has agreed to hearing from all sides including the nra tomorrow. >> we're here today to do as the problem requires our immediate, urgent action, and the president and i are determined to take action. >> he met today with victims of gun violence and gun control advocates. >> i've been doing this a long time. of all the tragic events we've endured, i don't think anything has touched the heart of the american people so profoundly as the scene of those young children not only being shot but riddled with bullets. >> the house is also looking at ways to encourage gun owners to use and store their guns more safely. it is reviewing the effectiveness of buy-back programs seeing if a federal program might work. >> reporter: biden said the president might side-step congress and use exec
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